STS Spotlight: The Bag Depot

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I’ve been eager to share today’s STS Spotlight with you because I had the opportunity to see these bags first hand and be part of their geeky themed photo shoot featuring the products. The Bag Depot features handmade purses, bags, and totes made using various fabric prints that feature some of our favorite characters and themes.

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DIY Friday: Marvel Shadow Box of Love

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Love is in the air, because Valentine’s Day is a week away! While there’s still time to buy a gift, making one is a great way to express yourself in a more unique way. Plus, it’s generally a great way to go if you’re on a budget, while still being just as meaningful as a store bought gift.

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Today’s DIY works perfectly any time of year, but especially as a Valentine’s gift for that special mutant in your life.

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Etsy Top Picks for Valentine’s Day

Looking for something extra special and unique for Valentine’s Day? Then Etsy is your solution! You’re always sure to find a special, sometimes one of a kind creation for the geek in your life there.

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We’ve gone through and selected some items we think would make ideal gifts for the holiday if you’re still scrambling on what to get.

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DIY Friday: Comic Book Acrylic Nails

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This week’s DIY is a follow-up to our post covering geeky nail art you can buy with an example of just one of the ways you can make your own geeky nails to wear.

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For those of us who might not be able to hand paint such tiny surfaces, decoupaging a set of fake nails with comic book pages is a great way to decorate your nails with geeky flair.

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DIY Friday: Decoupaged Decorative Plate

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While shoes, wallets, jewelry, etc. are the most common types of items to decoupage, you can pretty much decoupage anything you set your mind to. For this DIY I set my sights on decoupaging a home decor item, a decorative plate charger.

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You’ve probably seen them on dinner tables before, but might not have known what they were called. They’re large, purely decorative, plates used to dress up a table for special events, parties, holidays, etc. And they are a perfect way to geek up the dinner table in a subtle but fun way.

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Dress Up Your Wardrobe with these Geek Chic Suggestions

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A fun trend I’ve seen popping up are tunic tanks or tank dresses that also have a little geek flair along with them. Halloween has definitely helped to inspire this look for a quick costume, but I also think that a lot of these designs would look great with some chic layering and accessories. Here are some of my favorite looks from around the web.

Now it’s no secret that we love Black Milk Clothing here on Set to Stunning, but with designs like these, honestly, what’s not to love?

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Set to Stunning @ Comikaze Expo

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If you were near the convention center in LA this weekend, you may have noticed a large comic convention taking place, Stan Lee’s Comikaze Expo. Despite the long lines and extreme heat, we did manage to spy some great geek chic outfits and merchandise around the exhibit hall.

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